The latest music, comedy and family events in the heart of Whitley Bay

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Event Calendar

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Thursday 19th October 2017

That'll Be The Day

Thursday 19th October 2017

The UK’s premier Rock & Roll production That’ll Be The Day returns with another brand new show!

Friday 20th October 2017

An Evening with Ralph McTell

Friday 20th October 2017

Best known for his international hit, Streets of London, Ralph McTell has been a stalwart of the British acoustic music scene for over 50 years.

Saturday 21st October 2017

Los Endos - Ultimate Genesis: 'Seconds Out – Round Two'

Saturday 21st October 2017

Seconds Out was Genesis' second live album, taken from the band's 1977 tour, which was the source of all songs on the double album (except Cinema Show from the 1976 tour). Crucially, guitarist Steve Hackett left the band during mid-1977 as Seconds Out was being mixed and the band was never the same again.

Monday 23rd October 2017

PLAYHOUSE Playtime: Mister Twister's Not So Scary Halloween Show 2017

Monday 23rd October 2017

PLAYHOUSE Playtime: Mister Twister's Not So Scary Halloween Show

Tuesday 24th October 2017

Charlie Landsborough

Tuesday 24th October 2017

Charlie Landsborough 2017

Wednesday 25th October 2017

The Circus of Horrors: Voodoo VaudEvil

Wednesday 25th October 2017

Annually, The Circus of Horrors plays over 100 UK theatres...

Friday 27th October 2017

Gary Delaney - There's Something About Gary (16+)

Friday 27th October 2017

“An endless flow of top quality jokes” The Guardian

Saturday 28th October 2017

The Illegal Eagles (20th Anniversary Tour)

Saturday 28th October 2017

Often acclaimed as the World’s Official No.1 Eagles tribute, The Illegal Eagles return to the stage in 2017, this time celebrating their own incredible 20 years of UK & international touring!

Tuesday 31st October - Saturday 4th November 2017

Whitley Bay Operatic Society present Oliver!

Tuesday 31st October - Saturday 4th November 2017

In this musical adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel, 9 year old Oliver Twist falls in with a group of street-urchin pickpockets led by the Artful Dodger and masterminded by the criminal Fagin.

Sunday 5th November 2017

Rat Pack Spectacular

Sunday 5th November 2017

THE RAT PACK VEGAS SPECTACULAR lives up to its promise! This show is quite possibly the very best tribute to the still talked about golden years of the world-famous Rat Pack Las Vegas era.

Monday 6th & Tuesday 7th November 2017

The Night Pirates

Monday 6th & Tuesday 7th November 2017

Nick Brooke Ltd and Rose Theatre Kingston present The Night Pirates.

Thursday 9th November 2017

Barry Steele & Friends: The Roy Orbison Story

Thursday 9th November 2017

Barry Steele is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading vocalists playing homage to legend Roy Orbison. He has stunned audiences across the globe with his uncanny similarity and ability to authentically revive the exquisite toe-tapping sound of this music giant. Barry Steele is quite simply unmissable, as he takes you on this specially produced musical journey in time as he celebrates his own personal ten year anniversary on tour.

Friday 10th November 2017

Dr John Cooper Clarke Live with Special Guests

Friday 10th November 2017

John Cooper Clarke shot to prominence in the 1970s as the original ‘people’s poet’.

Saturday 11th November 2017

Hapless Museum Worker presents: The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

Saturday 11th November 2017

The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain Heresy II Heritage Tour

Sunday 12th November 2017

Money for Nothing: Dire Straits

Sunday 12th November 2017

‘Money for Nothing’ was formed in 2000 as a tribute to one of the world's premier rock bands - Dire Straits. The abundant energy and the excellence and musicality of their performance makes Money for Nothing a "must see" for any rock enthusiast or Dire Straits fan.

Wednesday 15th November 2017

The Summer of Love

Wednesday 15th November 2017

The Summer Of Love: 50th Anniversary Concert

Thursday 16th November 2017

The Elvis Years

Thursday 16th November 2017

The Elvis Years is an outstanding musical production which brings to the stage the incredible and compelling story of the ‘king of rock and roll’ - Elvis Presley.

Friday 17th November 2017

Andrea Pattison as Dolly Parton

Friday 17th November 2017

After the fantastic debut performance here last year, the PLAYHOUSE is delighted to welcome back this fantastic Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers Show.

Saturday 18th November 2017

T.Rextasy - The 40th Commemorative Anniversary Tour

Saturday 18th November 2017

Marc Bolan, with his band T.Rex, was one of the most flamboyant and charismatic stars of the original glam rock era. It’s hard to believe that 40 years have now passed since Marc’s tragic fatal car accident and fans have mourned the loss of a truly individual, inspirational talent ever since.

Sunday 19th November 2017

Mark Watson: MW

Sunday 19th November 2017

For the next tour, Watson will only visit places beginning with M or W, his initials - as they've already shown a commitment by having those names in the first place.

Tuesday 21st November

Jimmy Tarbuck OBE: This Is My Life

Tuesday 21st November

Tarby, as he is known to millions of TV viewers, is one of the country’s most evergreen performers and a master of light entertainment.

Friday 24th November 2017

The King of Pop starring NAVI

Friday 24th November 2017

Get ready to moonwalk the night away at a show whose star performer, ‘Navi’, once earned a standing ovation from Michael Jackson himself.

Friday 15th December 2017

Gavin Webster's Yuletide Complaint

Friday 15th December 2017

North East comedy legend Gavin Webster returns to the PLAYHOUSE for a new Christmas show where he complains about modern life, fires pithy one liners into the crowd and goes on surreal flights of fancy with unpretentious charm coupled with entertaining yet bleak set pieces that batter audiences into breathless comedy submission.

Saturday 2nd December 2017 – Sunday 7th January 2018

Christmas Pantomime: Blue Genie Entertainment Presents 'Cinderella' Starring Ray Quinn and Steve Walls

Saturday 2nd December 2017 – Sunday 7th January 2018

Don’t Be Late For The Ball, Book Now!

Friday 12th January 2018

Showaddywaddy

Friday 12th January 2018

Formed in the 1970s in Leicester from several local bands, they have sold more than 20 million records and have toured all corners of the World extensively.

Tuesday 16th January - Sunday 21st January 2018

Whitley Bay Pantomime Society presents: Snow White

Tuesday 16th January - Sunday 21st January 2018

Whitley Bay Pantomime Society presents: Snow White

Monday 29th January 2018

Halfway to Paradise - The Billy Fury Story

Monday 29th January 2018

Amazing new technology enables Billy & his original Fury’s Tornados to play together once again during this electric & emotional show. The show will feature 29 hits including "I Will", "Last Night Was Made for Love", "Wondrous Place" - & of course - "Halfway To Paradise".

Tuesday 30th January 2018

The Simon & Garfunkel Story

Tuesday 30th January 2018

Following its West End success at the Leicester Square Theatre, London, ‘The Simon and Garfunkel Story' is currently the biggest and the most successful international touring theatre show celebrating the lives and careers of Folk/Rock sensation Simon and Garfunkel.

Sold Out

Wednesday 31st January 2018

Sarah Millican: Control Enthusiast

Wednesday 31st January 2018

Funny, frank and unapologetically filthy.

Saturday 3rd February 2018

Sing-a-Long-a Beauty and the Beast

Saturday 3rd February 2018

Singalonga Productions invite you to “Be our Guest” at Sing-a-Long-a Beauty and the Beast. Join us as we celebrate with a screening of Disney’s brand new adaptation of the iconic fairy tale, with on-screen lyrics so everyone can join in!

Wednesday 7th February 2018

Dance to the Music (Starring Kristina Rihanoff, Robin Windsor, and Oksana Platero)

Wednesday 7th February 2018

‘Dance to the Music’ is a new exciting “must see” dance show like no other!

Thursday 8th February 2018

Tenors Unlimited: Songs From Venice to Vegas

Thursday 8th February 2018

Hear the best songs from the world’s Opera Houses, Broadway Theatres & Concert Halls as ‘the Rat Pack of Opera’ take you from ‘Venice to Vegas.’ This is the MUST SEE show of the year.

Saturday 10th February 2018

Rhinestone Cowboy - The Glen Campbell Story

Saturday 10th February 2018

RHINESTONE COWBOY: THE GLEN CAMPBELL STORY is a high-energy and unforgettable tribute to this legendary performer, telling his story through projections and featuring an incredible catalogue of hits...

Thursday 15th February 2018

Black Magic - The Little Mix Show

Thursday 15th February 2018

A highly energetic tribute show...

Friday 16th February 2018

Crooners

Friday 16th February 2018

A truly British swingin’ affair

Saturday 17th February 2018

Roy G Hemmings Motown & Philadelphia on Tour

Saturday 17th February 2018

The hits and memories just keep on coming as multi-award winning ROY G HEMMINGS and his 15 strong on stage full evening show delivers memories of a twin era of music that lives on and on.

Friday 23rd February 2018

Lloyd Cole - Performing The Lloyd Cole Song Book 1983 to 1996

Friday 23rd February 2018

Celebrating the release of the 1983 - 1996 anthology, Lloyd will perform songs exclusively from this classic period.

Saturday 24th February 2018

Fastlove: A Tribute to George Michael

Saturday 24th February 2018

Get ready for an unforgettable evening with a global superstar, as he puts the Boom Boom into your heart in the all new production – Fast Love: A Tribute to George Michael.

Sunday 25th February 2018

Jimmy Osmond - Moon River & Me

Sunday 25th February 2018

Direct from the USA, the only official Andy Williams tribute show starring Jimmy Osmond. This brand new show full of award-winning music, nostalgic footage and special memories of Andy Williams will touch your heart.

Friday 2nd March 2018

The Blues Band

Friday 2nd March 2018

What does a great, lively musical tradition demand? Discipline, devotion, passion and love. Whether it’s Beethoven or B. B. King, Howlin’ Wolf or Handel, it all sounds better with a huge helping of skill, virtuosity and feeling. So when it comes to the Blues, aficionados of the genre can relax, because with The Blues Band, their music’s in good hands.

Saturday 3rd March 2018

Someone Like You: The Adele Songbook

Saturday 3rd March 2018

Back on the road by popular demand, Someone Like You (The Adele Songbook) is an immaculate celebration of one of our generation’s finest singer-songwriters, and is returning to theatres in 2018.

Saturday 10th March 2018

The Stones

Saturday 10th March 2018

Europe's No.1 Tribute to The Rolling Stones

Thursday 15th & Friday 16th March 2018

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Thursday 15th & Friday 16th March 2018

Experience an extraordinary collection of short films from the world's most prestigious mountain film festival.

Tuesday 20th March 2018

G4 - Live in Concert

Tuesday 20th March 2018

The UK's No.1 classical vocal harmony quartet are back with another exhilarating tour - G4 LIVE!

Saturday 24th March 2018

A Country Night in Nashville

Saturday 24th March 2018

A Country Night In Nashville recreates the scene of a buzzing Honky Tonk in downtown Nashville, perfectly capturing the energy and atmosphere of an evening in the home of country music.

Saturday 31st March 2018

The Counterfeit Sixties

Saturday 31st March 2018

Join us for a night of sixties nostalgia!

Wednesday 11th April 2018

Henry Blofeld: 78 Retired

Wednesday 11th April 2018

Don’t miss the chance to wave a bat in honour to the cherished golden voice of cricket.

Thursday 12th April 2018

The Carpenters Story

Thursday 12th April 2018

The highly acclaimed Carpenters Story continues to surpass all others in their highly praised celebration of one popular music’s most best loved and successful duos, Richard & Karen Carpenter.

Sunday 22nd April 2018

The Searchers

Sunday 22nd April 2018

The Searchers remarkable career continues. With such classic hits as, Sweets For My Sweet; Needles and Pins; Don’t Throw Your Love Away; Sugar and Spice and When You Walk In The Room, they have contributed enormously in establishing the UK as the world’s leading nation in the music industry.

Thursday 26th April 2018

Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert

Thursday 26th April 2018

Is life that bad or have we good reason to complain about it? Are we filled with righteous anger at a world gone wrong or are we all just a bunch of whiny little brats? In short, are we spoiled? Come and watch as Byrne takes this question, turns it upside down and shakes it until the funny falls out. Go on, spoil yourself.

Saturday 5th May 2018

One Woman Sex and the City: A Parody on Love, Friendship and Shoes

Saturday 5th May 2018

This loving tribute and send-up takes audiences through a laughter-infused version of all six seasons of the beloved show.

Sunday 6th May 2018

David Starkey - 'Henry VIII: The First Brexiteer?'

Sunday 6th May 2018

Henry VIII, like a colossus, bestrides the history of our country. He invented the idea of British uniqueness; in fact, the Reformation could be defined as the first Brexit, when his ministers devised the doctrine of parliamentary sovereignty.

Monday 7th May 2018

Rock Icons: A Classic Rock Odyssey

Monday 7th May 2018

Rock Icons returns to PLAYHOUSE Whitley Bay with their Classic Rock Odyssey Tour on Monday May 7th 2018.

Sunday 20th May 2018

Dusty & The Shades of the 60s

Sunday 20th May 2018

Dusty & The Shades of the 60s celebrates the life and music of one of the most iconic female artistes of our time, the legendary Dusty Spring?eld.

Thursday 24th May 2018

Walk Right Back: The Everly Brothers Story

Thursday 24th May 2018

Walk Right Back tells the story of the most successful duo of all time - The Everly Brothers.

Saturday 16th June 2018

Ian Waite & Oti Mabuse: Rhythm of the Night

Saturday 16th June 2018

On the night they will dance a mix of Latin and Ballroom, transporting you away to a place of wonderful moments with fun filled entertainment and a close up history of all things related to their life.

Thursday 28th June 2018

Les Musicals

Thursday 28th June 2018

'Les Musicals' presents the biggest hit songs from the West End & Broadway.

Friday 12th October 2018

Best of WHAM!

Friday 12th October 2018

A ‘Fantastic’ new show featuring the best of George, Andrew, Pepsi and Shirlie with sensational vocals, choreography, costumes and an awesome live band.